Panther Tails Continues

Antioch Animal Services and Antioch High

Third time is still a charm! Last Thursday, we started our third year of working with Antioch High School’s Cross Country Team. The program, affectionately known as Panther Tails, partners our shelter dogs with athletes for some love, as well as great exercise! The kids ran with the dogs around our beautiful downtown, then spent some time afterward giving them some extra love. It is a fantastic program for both the kids and the dogs! Panther Tails goes on weekly Read More …

Antioch Animal Services Updates

Antioch Animal Services

Before dawn on 09/11/2018, Antioch Animal Services, Contra Costa Animal Services, and Oakland Animal Services worked together to load-up the Big Dog at Buchanan Airfield in Concord. Pilot Peter is #flyingthemhome to Idaho Humane Society and Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley. Thank you to Dog Is My CoPilot, Inc for helping us to find new homes for our shelter dogs. To date, Dog is My CoPilot, Inc. has flown more than 10,000 dogs to their forever homes! For more Read More …

Fall In Love at Antioch Animal Services

Antioch Animal Services

Fall in Love at Antioch Animal Services!! Antioch Friends of Animal Services is sponsoring all Adoption Fees during the Month of September to qualified homes!! The Adoption Fee includes: spay/neuter, microchip, deworming and age appropriate shots. You do NOT have to be an Antioch resident to adopt from our shelter; however, if you are, you must pay $20 for a dog license at the time of adoption. Please view our available pets for adoption or rescue in person or on-line at: antioch.petfinder.com Read More …

Antioch Police Officer Reunites Missing Dog with Family After 2 Years

antioch animal services

When Antioch Police Officer Amiri was performing a routine traffic stop at 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 14th, a very friendly, snorting French Bulldog jumped into his patrol vehicle. Officer Amiri brought the cooperative runaway to Antioch Animal Services where it was discovered the dog had a microchip. All of the information on the microchip was up-todate, so the owner was informed that her dog was safe at Antioch Animal Services. When we contacted the owner, Lauren, she started crying Read More …

Antioch Animal Services Appreciates All Support

Antioch Animal Services

It takes a village to accomplish great things, and Antioch Animal Services is grateful for all of the rescue organizations that support our efforts in animal welfare. When a stray animal comes into our shelter, AAS never knows what to expect. When Esther Bunny showed her cute face, we were not anticipating medical issues like a hernia or mammary tumors. Thankfully Dr. Josie Noah and her team from the ARF Mobile Clinic saw her potential and stepped in. Dr. Noah Read More …

Visit from Santa at the Antioch Animal Shelter

Antioch Animal Shelter

On December 23rd Antioch Animal Services held a Holiday celebration in conjunction with the Police Department’s Adopt-aFamily event. During our celebration, Animal Services adopted out 3 cats and 4 dogs. Some of our very own Police Officers gave the best gift of a “fur-ever” home to some deserving pets! Santa Claus made an appearance and many furry friends took memorable holiday photos. We had a great turnout and hope to adopt out more pets in the future from citizens who attended Read More …

Panther Tails is a Runaway Hit

Antioch Panther and Antioch Police Department

For the second year, Panther Tails is a runaway hit. Pairing Antioch High School’s cross country team with Antioch Animal Shelter dogs, the program features the students taking shelter dogs out for a run in Antioch’s Historic Downtown. On Sept. 29, the 50-some runners took eight tail-wagging pups for a jog, and will do this weekly through the cross country season. Chief Tammany Brooks was on hand to thank the students and applaud their work, while several officers joined in Read More …

Find your Best Friend at the Antioch Animal Services Center

Antioch Animal Shelter

Antioch Animal Services is dedicated to promoting animal welfare and public awareness which results in humans and animals living together in harmony. Last week, 29 dogs, which included some harder to place senior/medical cases, and a litter of 10 puppies, have landed safely in foster homes with local rescues. Twenty eight of the kittens and cats from the shelter were also fortunate to find themselves with rescues this week. A special thanks to all below for taking in our canines Read More …

Clear The Shelters Event – Antioch Animal Services

Clear the Shelters Event Animal Services

Last week Antioch Animal Services (AAS) reported that we were participating in NBC Bay Area’s #cleartheshelters event on Saturday, August 19th. This event was a HUGE success! On one day alone, 23 animals were adopted from AAS! This is an amazing number and was achieved by the hard work of the staff and volunteers at the shelter. AAS was not the only success story. During the event a total of 4,504 animals were adopted in the Bay Area. Nationwide over Read More …